Evolution: One Bucket or Another?

Evolution: One Bucket or Another?

Note: This post assumes that you have some familiarity with Wardley Mapping. If not, read this post explaining relevant terms, and for a quick explanation of what Wardley Mapping is, and how it works. In this post, we’ll cover how to define and evaluate your company’s...
Responding to Nonsense

Responding to Nonsense

Guest Post by Byron Woodson of Keystone Organizing Systems Once you’ve been making Wardley Maps for a while, you develop an allergy for BS.  This can lead to impatience with ill-reasoned arguments. It can also lead to an attitude of outright dismissiveness...
Wardley Mapping Facilitation

Wardley Mapping Facilitation

In Wardley Mapping, if you want to go fast, you go alone. But if you want to go far — and build all that good “shared understanding” stuff we hear about — you need friends. You need to map with others! Now, there’s nothing wrong with mapping alone (see Nobody Cares...
Making Bad Meetings Better With Wardley Doctrine

Making Bad Meetings Better With Wardley Doctrine

Meetings can be a mess! It all starts when a calendar invite lands in your inbox. If you’re lucky, you recognize the topic and the people on the attendee list. If you’re win-the-lottery amounts of lucky, you also know why you’re being invited and what you can...
7 Ways to Fail

7 Ways to Fail

This is the worst guide to Wardley Mapping ever written — a tongue-in-cheek collection of bad advice. In other words, this is everything I would tell someone about Wardley Mapping if I wanted them to fail. #1: Don’t start After listening to Simon Wardley’s talk or...